APPLICATION FOR A SPAIN BUSINESS VISA

Vizam.az 08 December 2020 70 views 7 min. read

Spain, which is one of the largest tourist countries in Europe, known in the world for its capital Madrid and Barcelona, hosts more than 60 million tourists every year with its unique culture and art, the architectural style of its cities and world-famous buildings! The country is also one of the countries where business trips are often carried out. If you want to travel to Spain and want to do business as well as travel and discover this wonderful country, you can apply for a Spain business (business visit) visa. You can read more about the documents you will need when applying for a business visa, the letter of invitation and the general visa procedure in this article.

Spain visa types

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Since Spain belongs to the list of Schengen countries, you can obtain this visa by applying for a Spain Schengen visa to realize your temporary trip. The reasons for applying for this type of visa can be tourism, visiting family or friends, business trip, medical examination or treatment, short-term study, exchange programs and many other non-permanent nuances. If you want to study in Spain for a long-term period of more than 90 days (such as bachelor's, master's, doctorate, etc.) or work permanently in an institution located here, apply for a Spanish national visa if you have official invitations or acceptance letters from those educational and work institutions. you can

You apply for the "business visa" type of the Spanish Schengen visa to realize your short-term business trip. Note that a short-term business visa does not give you the right to work permanently in Spain, this visa is provided for you to carry out your own business trip.

Spain Schengen Visa

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Spain Schengen visa can be single-entry or multiple-entry. You can also apply for long-term visas, i.e. three-month, six-month, one-year, two-year or five-year visas. Obtaining a Spain Schengen visa opens the door to all Schengen countries during your trip. However, in any case, we definitely recommend that you make your first entry into the Schengen area from the country where you received your visa, that is, from Spain. Otherwise, if you try to re-enter the Schengen area with a Spanish visa, if you do not mention it during your visa application, the border service of that country may turn you back and deny you entry, although in rare cases. This experience has been experienced in some cases and therefore we advise you to avoid this risk.

If you are applying for a Spain Schengen visa, you must indicate the maximum number of days you will be staying in Spain during your trip.

Package of Documents for Spain Schengen Visa Application

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When applying for a Spain Schengen visa, you must submit the following documents:

  1. The original and the duration of the first page of your car
  2. If applicable, copies of your previous visas and entry-exit permits
  3. A copy of your identity card
  4. A call from the workplace* and, if applicable, a removal from the salary card (search from the workplace for those who receive a certificate*)
  5. Search* and exit from the bank account in your name (Detailed information is listed below in the District bar)
  6. Texpasport copy of the exactments* of the properties in your name, if any, and your vehicle
  7. Proof of your civil service* (If you are a family, a copy of your testimony about the marriage, if you have servants under the age of 18, the testimony about the birth or, if your marriage is posed, the proof of the marriage document)
  8. 2 Dimensions 3.5x4.5, biometric and mesh
  9. Aviabilet brons for your trip
  10. Hotel reservations for your trip
  11. Schengen-compliant travel insurance that will fully cover your trip
  12. A completed uniform in the English language
  13. Diameter of the sample given from the system at the bar where the opinion is determined
  14. Your future business setup, formal change center depending on the assessment or opinion
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Documents marked with "*" must be submitted to the embassy in English. If you have obtained the original document in Azerbaijani rather than in English, in this case, each of these documents must be translated into English and certified by a notary and submitted to the embassy.

If you do not have the original of the invitation letter, you can submit a scanned version to the embassy in printed form. The invitation letter must have the signature and seal of the institution that invited you. Also, on the invitation letter, the name of the invited person, that is, your name, and additionally, if possible, your date of birth, passport number, and travel dates must be mentioned. If your place of stay is organized by the institution that invited you, in this case, you may not include a hotel reservation in your documents if the address of your stay is mentioned in the invitation letter sent to you.

It should be noted that in our experience, it has been seen that the French Embassy, which applied for a Spanish visa, in most cases requested an extract from the government portal e.gov.az in addition to the certificate from the workplace. After your documents have been accepted, in any case, during your visa procedure, you may receive a call from the embassy and you may be asked to submit new documents. Although in rare cases, during the visa procedure, the French embassy requires the applicants to purchase the hotels they have booked and submit the documents confirming this to the embassy.

The amount in your bank account is based on the travel dates you have indicated, i.e. the length of your stay in Schengen, the price of the flight tickets and hotels you have booked, etc. varies depending. In general, it is recommended that you have at least AZN 3,000-5,000 in your bank account for a one-week trip (equivalent to Euros or US dollars). This amount should fully cover your travel plan. When calculating the amount, you can sum up the average daily cost of 70-80 euros for each day you indicate that you will stay in the Schengen area with the price of your ticket and hotel reservations, and expect a little higher than the figure you received.

If your expenses are covered by the institution that invited you, this must be mentioned in the invitation letter. In this case, you may not provide a statement from your bank account, but in any case it is advisable to show a small amount in your account in your name.

If you are an entrepreneur, you can submit the documents that will replace the certificate from the workplace (a copy of the TIN, a certificate issued by the Ministry of Taxes about your turnover, an extract from the register of your company) to the embassy. If you are not working, studying or in any case sponsoring another person to cover the costs of your trip, in this case a copy of that person's identity card, proof of employment (if self-employed, the documents listed above), proof of bank account and statement (this bank account it can be both in your name and in the name of the sponsor), if you have a family bond, a document confirming this (for example, if it is a parent, your own birth certificate, if it is a brother or sister, both of your birth certificates, etc.) and a paper about sponsorship to the embassy must be submitted. If the applicant is under 18 years of age, in this case, if he is traveling alone, a copy of the permission document to leave the country from both parents or, if he is traveling with one of the parents, must also be submitted during the visa application.

It should be noted that even if you submit documents such as TIN, turnover certificate from the Ministry of Taxes, extract from the register of your company or sponsorship paper, permission paper, you must have each of these documents translated and certified into English by a notary.

Visa procedure

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The application for the Spain Schengen visa is made at the Capago visa application center of the French Embassy. Due to the fact that the consulate of Spain is not active in our country, the decision on the visa is made by the consul in the consular department of the French embassy.

A visa appointment to submit documents is available online. An appointment is required to submit the documents. The visa application can be made no earlier than 6 months before the date of the trip. All applicants are required to be personally present when submitting documents, except for applicants who are exempt from fingerprinting.

Persons exempt from fingerprinting are divided into the following groups:

Persons who received a Schengen visa in the last 3 years and have a fingerprint in the system (except Czech visa)
Children under 12 years old
Persons for whom fingerprinting is physically impossible
Holders of a diplomatic or special passport and accredited to a diplomatic or consular post in Spain
Diplomatic or consular personnel and their family members (spouse and dependent children) who will be assigned to an international organization with headquarters or representation in Spain

The Schengen visa procedure may take 3-10 working days from the date of application.

Note that our experience shows that the French Embassy plans the duration of the visa procedure according to the start date of the trip. Applicants with closer travel dates also get their visa results sooner. However, the duration of the visa procedure does not depend only on this factor, the complexity of the case can also play a role here.

The visa fee is 35 euros. This amount can be paid in national currency, i.e. in manat in cash or by card in any currency. When submitting documents, in addition to the visa fee, 26 euros is paid as a service fee of the visa center. This payment can be made in cash only in manat or by card in any currency. The manat equivalent of the visa fee is adjusted by the embassy according to the exchange rate of the day.

Possibility of obtaining a Spain Schengen Visa

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As with the visa application of any country, your chances of getting a visa in Spain depend on the state of your profile. Your workplace and position are normal, your monthly income is in the standard salary range or higher (in experience, visas have been obtained for people with a monthly income in the range of 400-500 AZN, there have been many cases), you have enough money in your bank account to cover your entire trip, the nuances that bind you to the country Availability (property in your name, family and children) and a good travel history are factors that increase your chances of getting a Spain Schengen visa. When applying for a business visa, the official letter of invitation you will present can increase your chances of getting a visa. If the purpose and reason for the trip stated in your invitation letter is related to your field of work or if you have made similar business trips before, these nuances will have a positive impact on your profile.

Spain visa support

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We, as a Visam.az company, can help you during your Spain Schengen visa application. If you use our visa support service, our service includes making an appointment on your behalf at the visa center, filling out your application form, professionally preparing your documents, and booking your flight tickets that will cover your trip. , will include booking or purchasing hotels according to your wishes, making travel insurance to cover your trip, consulting, following your visa procedure. Note that the travel insurance fee will be calculated in addition to our service fee. The insurance fee is usually in the range of 16-18 AZN for 1 week. You can get this insurance yourself. We can also assist you with notarizing and notarizing your documents into English. Additional fee for each document will be 16 AZN. In general, the service fee for Spain Schengen business visa support in our company is 69 AZN per person.

You can click here to place your order, contact 050/55-3000135 for more information.

Make way for endless fun in Spain! Happy travels!

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